PARIS, Oct 7, 2009 / FW/ — In a predominantly black and white collection, Stefano Pilati proposed white wide legged trousers, white ruffled floor length skirt with strawberry appliqué, white apron dresses with black ruffled neckline and sleeves and shorts with slashed hemline.

Yves Saint Laurent Spring 2010

Perhaps the ruffles are a reference to the historic peasant look associated with the house; and the black and white theme a subtle allusion to the famous women’s tuxedo that Yves Saint Laurent himself made famous.

Nevertheless, whether we find out if these suppositions are correct or not, loyal Yves Saint Laurent fans will still make a beeline to the shops when this collection come out.